LAS VEGAS – The STRAT Hotel, Casino and SkyPod has debuted a complete remodel of the iconic tower’s indoor/outdoor Observation Deck on the 108thand 109th floors, which includes the new 108 Drinks and 108 Eats by James Trees. Located in the SkyPod at more than 1,000 feet high, the Observation Deck offers 360-degree views of the Las Vegas Strip.
The 108th floor of the Observation Deck is indoors, with floor-to-ceiling windows surrounding the entire 360-degree circumference. Food, beverage and retail offerings can be found on the 108th floor, including 108 Eats by James Trees, serving gourmet bites, homemade ice cream and sandwiches; and 108 Drinks, featuring craft cocktails and comfortable bar and lounge seating. The 108th floor also serves as the jumping off point for SkyJump, a controlled descent from 855 feet high; as well as a new box office for the thrill rides; and Exhilarate 108, a retail store for souvenirs and novelty items.
Stairs lead to the outdoor observation deck on the 109th floor, which offers 360-degree views of the Strip, mounted binoculars, plus access to two of the The STRAT’s thrill rides: Insanity and X-Scream. Big Shot is one level up, crowning the very top of the SkyPod at 1,149 feet tall.
Featuring the cuisine of celebrated local chef, James Trees, 108 Eats offers a menu of paninis and other sandwiches; artisan cookies; popcorn; chips; ice cream and sorbet; and coffee drinks. Artisan cookie selections include flavor combinations such as pretzel and butterscotch and peanut butter and jam. Bites include Calabrian spiked chips, root chips and chili cheddar popcorn. Panini sandwiches, served on fresh sourdough bread, include the mushroom and truffle, prepared with fontina and boschetto tartufo; and sliced meatball, prepared with basil ricotta and bianco pomodoro. Cold sandwiches, served on focaccia, include “The Chenz ‘We Up Here!,’’ made with Italian meats, fontina and vinegar slaw.
108 Drinks serves elevated craft cocktails to complement the thrills of The STRAT’s thrill rides. Signature drinks include the Big Shot, made with Patrón Añejo, a Grand Marnier float, triple sec, sweet and sour and lime; 360, made with Grey Goose, peach schnapps, cranberry and orange juice; and Pure Insanity, made with Cruzan rum, Myers’ float, triple sec, orgeat, pineapple and orange juice.
Both floors of the Observation Deck are available for private events, with options for groups of up to 1,000 guests, including complete buyouts. The Observation Deck’s private events are fully customizable and include the option to provide all guests with unlimited ride passes to Insanity, Big Shot and X-Scream. In addition to food and beverage offerings from 108 Eats and 108 Drinks, groups may select from catering menus provided by The STRAT’s food and beverage department, ranging from casual happy hour bites to elaborate, gourmet buffets and sit-down dining. Private event books are available for any time of day or night. More information is available on The STRAT website at https://www.stratospherehotel.com/Weddings-Groups, by calling 800.789.9436, or via email, Privatedining@StratosphereHotel.com.
The Observation Deck and 108 Eats by James Trees are open from 10 a.m. until 1 a.m. Sunday through Thursday and 10 a.m. until 2 a.m. Friday and Saturday. 108 Drinks is open from 11 a.m. until 12:30 a.m. from Sunday through Thursday and from 11 a.m. until 1:30 a.m. on Friday and Saturday.
Free valet and self-parking are always available for hotel guests and all visitors.
The STRAT Hotel, Casino and SkyPod, formerly the Stratosphere, Casino, Hotel & Tower, has introduced a full rebrand that embodies the revolution of the iconic property since Golden Entertainment, Inc. took ownership in late 2017. Located on the north Strip at the gateway to the Arts District at 2000 S. Las Vegas Blvd., the hotel offers 2,427 guest rooms, including the fully remodeled “Elevate” series rooms and suites, and an 80,000-square-foot casino. The SkyPod, located at the top of the iconic tower at 1,149 feet high, is comprised of Top of the World, serving award-winning cuisine in a 360 degree rotating dining room on Level 106; SkyLounge, located on Level 107; the newly remodeled Observation Deck, 108 Eats by James Trees and 108 Drinks, located on Level 108; and thrill rides and attractions, located at the top of the SkyPod, including: SkyJump, Big Shot, Insanity and X-Scream. The main floor has recently introduced BLVD & MAIN Taphouse, View Lounge and STRAT Café, each offering chef-driven cuisine; and the William Hill Sports Book. The STRAT offers two resort-style pools, the 21-and-over Radius Pool, located on the rooftop of the 25th floor, open daily from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; and the Elation Pool, with three oversized spas and poolside café, open daily for all ages from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Entertainment includes Celestia, an all-new entertainment spectacular featuring a talented troupe of more than two dozen world-class performers in a state-of-the-art 30,000-square-foot theatrical tent; MJ LIVE, a Michael Jackson tribute show; and L.A. Comedy Club, which showcases up-and-coming stand-up comics. Free valet and self-parking are available anytime for all guests. More information is available at www.StratRising.com or by calling 702-380-7777 or 800-99-TOWER (998-6937). The STRAT is on social media at Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.
About Golden Entertainment, Inc.
Golden Entertainment, Inc. owns and operates Golden Gaming, PT’s Entertainment Group and Golden Route Operations. Golden Gaming’s assets include 10 resort-casinos, including The STRAT Hotel, Casino and SkyPod, Arizona Charlie’s Decatur and Arizona Charlie’s Boulder in Las Vegas; Aquarius Casino Resort, Colorado Belle Casino Resort and Edgewater Casino Resort in Laughlin, Nevada; Rocky Gap Casino Resort in Flintstone, Maryland; Pahrump Nugget Hotel & Casino, Gold Town Casino and Lakeside Casino & RV Park in Pahrump, Nevada. PT’s Entertainment Group is Nevada’s largest tavern operator with more than 60 taverns, including PT’s Pub, PT’s Gold, PT’s Ranch, PT’s Brewing Company, Sean Patrick’s, Sierra Gold and SG Bar. Golden Route Operations, one of the largest distributed gaming operations in the nation, operates more than 10,500 gaming devices in more than 1,000 locations across Nevada and Montana. The company as a whole operates more than 16,200 gaming devices, 114 table games, 5,168 hotel rooms, and provides jobs for approximately 7,000 employees. More information is available on the company’s website: http://www.goldenent.com/.